A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 209 km SSE of Muara Siberut, Indonesia (130 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/20 / 2020-03-04 13:36:46 / March 4, 2020 @ 1:36 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600089dk. Id of event: us600089dk. Exact location, longitude 99.6084° East, latitude -3.4513° South, depth = 10 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:36:46 / 8:36 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 209 km SSE of Muara Siberut, Indonesia.
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